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We would like to welcome you to our office. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health. Our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care.

Our office takes great pride in providing superior dental care in a comfortable way. We do this by taking our time. We take the time necessary to get to know what your dental wants and needs are. We take the tme needed at checkups to clean your teeth in a way that is most comfortable and will provide the best long term benefit. We also take the time to explain all of your treatment options. We never "sell" dentistry.

Throughout our website, you will find an abundance of information about our practice, procedures we provide, and dentistry in general. Please explore and learn as much about dentistry and our services as you desire. We believe our patients should have as much information as possible in order to make important, informed decisions regarding their oral health and treatment options.

Smile! You're in good hands.

Our patients are our most important asset, and we strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Your referrals are welcome and appreciated. We look forward to seeing you!

Meet Dr. Bird

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  • Eliot W. Bird
    D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

    After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, Dr. Bird attended The Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry where he earned his DDS degree. Upon graduation, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Bird is a member of several dental study clubs, the Academy of General Dentistry and believes strongly in continuing education.

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    Great. Awesome. Best dental experience I've ever had - hands down!

    Steve P

    Dr. Bird extracted my Wisdom teeth. It went just as he stated and the recovery was right on time. I highly recommend his services!

    Tom B

    The best staff ever! I would recommend Dr. Bird & his friendly , hard-working staff to anyone!

    Trisha K

    Fantastic care! We trust this dentist and his staff completely. They are highly competent and their treatment is comfortable and correct the 1st time! So happy to have my teeth restored to their proper function again. Highly recommend Dr. Bird and his staff.

    Charlene E

    Been going to Dr. Bird for 20 years. Tried others and just had to go back to him and have him fix their mistakes. Would never go anywhere else now. I learned my lesson. The staff is wonderful. Love u all1

    Janet R

    I and my family have been going to Eliot Bird for 25 years. This visit was to start my 3 year old grand daughter with her first visit. Excellent, always excellent.

    Cherylann M

    Got the whole family going here and so happy we made a change. Wonderful people and very thorough. My son was afraid of dentists and isn't anymore. Thank you!!!

    Tracey L

Our Location

10640 Charter Hill Court, Suite 101 Ashland, VA 23005

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